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Congress Should Back President Obama’s Tobacco Tax Plan – It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives and Cut Health Care Costs

In his FY 2016 budget released today, President Obama urged Congress to increase the federal cigarette tax by 94 cents per pack and also increase taxes on other tobacco products. The tobacco tax changes would raise $95.1 billion in new revenue over 10 ye
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:50

[Korea - South] E-cigarette sales rise after cigarette price hike

Electronic cigarettes have become more popular among smokers because of this month's increase in the price of cigarettes by 2,000 won ($1.83) per pack.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jan 13, 2015 15:11

[Asia] WHO praises tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

has praised Kyrgyzstan’s two important decisions to substantially strengthen the country’s tobacco control policy as part of the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:50

[Pennsylvania] Mixed reviews after two months of city's cigarette tax

is on track to generate $5 million more this year than expected for Philadelphia's public schools, while also causing subtle and significant shifts across the region. Some city merchants hate the $2-a-pack hike, saying it is costing them customers. Publi
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Dec 7, 2014 17:40

[Minnesota] MN Tobacco Tax Crippling Retailers: Association

a coalition of Minnesota’s retailers, service stations, wholesales, grocers and convenience stores released a new study showing the devastating effects the state's 2013 tobacco tax has had on Minnesota retailers and their employees.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:29

Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling By State (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Oct 16, 2014 17:37

[Africa, India, Russia] BULLETIN Day 4 (PDF)

the Article 17 & 18 working group report poses a serious threat to the integrity of Article 5.3 and will give tobacco manufacturers and their agents a guaranteed back door to tobacco control policy discussions, if guiding principle 2 is adopted in its pr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 15, 2014 20:43

[Kentucky, North Carolina] KASPEROWICZ: UN Health Group Plotting Massive Global Tax on Tobacco, Without U.S. Input

The World Health Organization will meet behind closed doors in Russia later this month to vote on a proposal that would encourage most of world’s countries to impose a huge tax on tobacco, one that would double or even triple the price of cigarettes and
The Blaze
added Oct 1, 2014 15:40

Asia’s rising tobacco epidemic a result of anti-smoking policy neglect

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect ... Researchers say inadequate public awareness of smoking risks, coupled with aggressive tobacco marketing, has left Asian nations with some of the highest smoking rates in the world a
Malay Mail (my)
added Sep 17, 2014 23:19

In Case We Didn’t Know the Difference Between “Big” and “Little” Cigars, the New York State Tax Department Tells Us What it Is

The importance of the ruling is that little cigars are taxed at the same rate as cigarettes, which is lower than the rate on big cigars. This is probably the most important tax development to come along since the Internal Revenue Service released Revenu
National Law Review
added Sep 7, 2014 13:40
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